Henrietta A. Opoku

Work History

Work History
Jan 2014 - Present

Counselor Trainee Intern

National Youth Advocate Program

Conducted individual and family counseling

Facilitated mental health therapy groups for clients

Assessed and diagnosed mental health conditions of clients

Monitored clients psychiatric symptoms and provided education about medication

Linked clients to appropriate resources to help ensure ongoing stability

Dec 2013 - Sep 2014

Intake Investigator

Butler County Children Services

Responded to reports of dependency, neglect and abuse of children

Conducted face to face interviews with alleged child victims and alleged perpetrators

Completed all investigative activities as designated by law

Completed referrals to law enforcement and other agencies as necessary

Completed case reviews, safety assessments, case plans, placements, court reports/complaints

Dec 2012 - Sep 2013

Transition Facilitator

St. Joseph's Orphanage

Developed and implemented treatment plans and crisis interventions

Assisted clients with obtaining community resources; housing, insurance, and benefits

Collaborated with probation officers, DDS, school officials, therapists and other key individuals

Assisted severely mentally disabled clients to maintain employment or further education

Apr 2010 - Dec 2012

Resident Assistant

The Drop Inn

 Responsible for overall resident care within the dorm

Ensured physical and emotional needs of residents

Assigned and supervised resident service work.

Jul 2010 - Nov 2012

Treatment Advocate/Coordinator QMHS

National Youth Advocate Program

Assisted clients with successfully integration into the community before aging out of care

Co-facilitated mental health group to educate youth on social skills

Assisted in family reunification and stabilization efforts with youth and primary families

Conducted educational meetings to ensure client's needs were identified on IEP

Linked clients to appropriate resources to help ensure ongoing stability




Berea College


Wright State University

Clinical Mental Health Counseling (LPC pending)



Case Management